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  a posteriori
  a priori
  abaissement
  abaisser
  A-barre
  A-barre lié
  abduction1
  abduction2
  abécédaire
  aberrant
  abessif
  ablatif
  ablatif absolu
  ablaut
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non-phonemic tone lowering

[Subentry of tone lowering]

Fr    abaissement tonal non-distinctif, déclinaison2, downdrift

Synonym(s): declination, downdrift

Domain: Phonology

Source(s):

ELL: 3118
The Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics. (1994) Oxford: Pergamon Press.


Welmers 1973: 93
WELMERS, William E. (1973) African Language Structures. Berkeley: University of California Press.


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  non-finite verb (form)
  non-flat
  non-front
  non-human
  noninterruptability
  non-native
  non-natural meaning
  non-predicative
  non(-)restrictive
  non-rhotic
  non-rhotic accent
  non-rhotic dialect
  non-rounded
  non-segmental
  nonsense

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